Highest-Paid Actors In South Africa

Have you ever wondered how much South African actors earn? Acting is a career option that requires talent and hard work. Experience pays in the South African acting industry. in 2019 and 2020 Uzalo still remains the number one soapie watched in South Africa with 9.6 million views, followed by generation, however, there are no actors paid a huge cheque salary,

Top Paid South African Actors:

1. Sello Maaka Ka Ncube

Sello is one of the most recognizable faces in African entertainment. He has over 25years of experience in the acting industry. Sello’s television career is most noticeable for his role on the scandal as Lucas Nyathi and on Generation as the wealthy businesses man Archie Moroka, from there in 2019, 2020 he was seen on numerous soapie on mzansi magic including The Queen. His salary has been reported as falling within the rage of R100 000 and R120 000, which makes him the highest-paid actor in South Africa.

2. Jamie Barlett

This productive actor had few but memorable roles. He is best known as David Genaro on Rhythm city. He has also appeared on reality competition SA got talent as a Judge. He has over 30years of experience in the industry. His salary is between R100k to R120k per month. This figure would turn and make him the highest-paid actor in Rhythm City. This is also one of the highest actor salaries per month in South Africa.

3. Mashidi Motshegwa

Moshidi has showcased in top drama shows, she has more than 15 years in the acting industry. You may recognize her from her starring role in Rhythm city.  In 2019 -2020 She scored herself a role on the popular show on one magic The river as MMalefu, her character was loved by most and the show got nominated at the DSTV Viewers choice awards. Moshidi is also a SAFTA award winner and the only women featured in this top three list. She earns around R100k per month.

4. Sindi Dlathu

It is revealed that Sindi Dlathu, she has recently become amongst the top paid act actor in South Africa with a salary of about R85 000 a month, She well known from a movie “Sarafina” and Thandaza on Muvhango and now she is really making waves at the soapie drama The River

This year 2020, she plans to dig even deeper as an actress, and fans will no doubt be glued to their seats as they get their regular fix of the sensational star down by The River.

Sindi won the award for the favorite actress on DStvMVCA.  Since she trends at the end of the river episode. It makes sense why the viewers were excited that she won the award for Favorite Actress at the Mzansi Magic Viewer’s Choice Awards.

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